There is a best paper award presented during the conference. The award is to encourage high quality research/development in AI. The award committee will decide the best paper, from among the accepted papers, by considering various technical parameters. The authors of the best paper will receive a certificate. They will also receive a cash prize of US$ 500 if the paper is presented by at least one of the authors during the conference.

The following paper has received the best paper award at the conference:

Title: Support Vector Machines Applied to Automated Characterization of Facial Expressions

Authors: Abu Sayeed Md. Sohail
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8, Canada
Prabir Bhattacharya
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, 1515 St. Catherine West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2W1, Canada